Homelessness

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People in Scotland facing bad housing and homelessness will now be able to access free, housing, money and debt advice via their computer, tablets and mobile phones – with one-to-one support and signposting provided digitally from housing advisors. The new digital advice service has been launched

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Glasgow City Council has told Scottish Housing News that it “fully acknowledges” people have had to be turned away from its homelessness services as it struggles to deal with a “logjam” in temporary accommodation. Following an undercover investigation by The Evening Times, which found as man

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A landmark case at the Supreme Court could change the way English local authorities use the term “intentionally homeless”. The court ruled that the London Borough of Waltham Forest (LBWF) was wrong to refuse a woman’s request for housing help on the grounds she had made herself “intentionall

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Glasgow City Council received almost 5000 applications for homelessness assistance last year. And official statistics show that more than 400 people slept on the city streets the night before approaching the local authority, the Evening Times has reported.

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A waste management company is installing cameras to its vehicles in a bid to reduce the number of homeless people killed after sleeping rough in industrial-sized wheelie bins. Last year staff from Biffa found 93 people sheltering inside large industrial waste bins, while four were killed after being

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Further cuts to welfare funding by the UK government result in a surge in rent arrears, tenant evictions and homelessness, a new report has warned. A survey of 75 local authorities and housing associations in England, conducted by Grant Thornton UK LLP, predicted that the continuing impact of the

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A new £5.5 million homelessness accommodation centre and support facility has been officially opened in Aberdeen. The Aberdeen City Council facility, built on the site of the former Victoria House on West North Street, was opened during a ceremony led by city council communities, housing and infras

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The Supreme Court has handed down a judgement that will change the way English local authorities determine who is vulnerable enough for help with their housing. The ruling means single homeless people will no longer have to prove they are more vulnerable than 'an ordinary street homeless person' in

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Service user Liz Pirie and youth homelessness service user Sara Slezack (16) at the Queens Cross Supported Housing Focus Day Queens Cross Housing Association held a celebration of housing support across generations at the Glasgow Science Centre this week.

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The UK government has breached British citizens’ human rights by failing in its obligations to promote access to safe and affordable housing, according to a report to be submitted to the United Nations (UN). The Just Fair Consortium is an ‘umbrella’ organisation for civil society agencies camp

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Steve Clarke Twenty Welsh housing organisations have joined together under the Homes for All Cymru banner to launch their manifesto, ahead of the National Assembly for Wales 2016 election.

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A Shelter Scotland charity shop in Clarkston is hoping to score with an auction of a signed Scotland shirt. The shirt signed by Scotland and Rangers legend Colin Stein has been donated to the housing and homelessness charity’s shop at Clarkston Toll, and will be auctioned off to raise vital funds.

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